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Lobster, Mashed Potatoes and Dijon Carrots

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  Lobster tails 8 Ounce
For the lobster sauce
  Dijon mustard 1 Teaspoon
  Maple syrup 1 Teaspoon
  White wine vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (+ 2 Tablespoon)
  Fresh chives 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1 Teaspoon
For the mashed potatoes
  Baking potatoes 4 Medium
  Butter 4 Tablespoon
  Sour cream 3 Tablespoon
  Half and half 1⁄4 Tablespoon (+ 1 Tablespoon)
  Chives 1 1⁄2 Tablespoon
  Salt and pepper 1 Teaspoon
For the honey dijon carrots
  Carrot 1 Large
  Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon
  Honey 3 Tablespoon
  Chives 1 Tablespoon
  Butter 1 Tablespoon

1. Preheat the oven to 450 degrees.

2. For the Lobster sauce: In a mixing bowl, whisk together the mustard, maple syrup, and vinegar.
3. Slowly whisk in the olive oil, fold in the chives, and season it with salt and pepper to taste. Set aside.
4. For the mashed potatoes: Peel the potatoes, halve them using a sharp knife, then cut them in thirds.
5. In a large pot, pour cold water and place it on a stove set to high. Place the potatoes in the cool water and allow them to boil until tender. Drain and transfer in a bowl.
6. Add the remaining ingredients and mash the potatoes.
7. For the Dijon carrot: Peel the carrots and then cut them in a diagonal to about 1/4 inch thickness. Place these slices in boiling water and boil it for 3 minutes until slightly softened.
8. In a small saucepan on medium high, add all the ingredients for the Dijon carrot and heat it for 3 minutes until thick. Gently toss in the carrots and cook for an another 2 minutes.
9. For the lobster: Place the lobster tails on a greased baking sheet lined with aluminum foil. Cut from the top of the lobster all the way to the tail.
10. Using fingers, scoop the meat out and let it rest on the shell. Sprinkle the tails with olive oil, salt and pepper to taste and bake it for 26 minutes.

11. Serve the baked lobster tails drizzled with the sauce along side mashed potatoes and Dijon carrot slices.

If the boiled potatoes are too dry, add some more sour cream.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
High Fiber, High Protein
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
60 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1214 Calories from Fat 572

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 82 g125.4%

Saturated Fat 27.1 g135.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 93 mg31%

Sodium 2146.8 mg89.4%

Total Carbohydrates 65 g21.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.6 g26.6%

Sugars 39.8 g

Protein 15 g30.7%

Vitamin A 171.1% Vitamin C 46.4%

Calcium 13.6% Iron 21.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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